I have to confess yesterday was a not-so-sticky day creatively. What I mean by that is this: nothing seemed to stick. I couldn’t seem to stay at my desk for very long, I wandered around my house looking for what caught my eye and blahdy blahdy blah.
Perhaps it was this mood that caught me off guard and led me to fetching a couple different objects: a frame I am rehabbing and a large wooden key painted in a bronze spray paint I sometimes use in my writing classes.
I puttered with a George Eliot image as well, George being a woman novelist from 19th Century England who is actually named Mary Ann Evans. I am fascinated in my Women in Literary History bent to look into the lives of women who set aside their womanly names to write. George Eliot and George Sand are currently my primary subjects in that arena.
The frame was resting on my buffet and when I brought the wooden key into my house from a bag in the garage where it had been hibernating for a little more than a year, I felt an intuitive hit: put it in the middle of the frame.
So I did.
I hadn’t been sure what to do with the frame other than admire it at this point. I love the color!
When I pulled the George Eliot image, I felt compelled to just lie it inside the frame, too, under the key.
I also made flowers yesterday, primarily painting the tips of roses which I may make into a bouquet this weekend. It just depends on how much time I end up with when all my weekend running around (yoga, a friend’s daughter’s volleyball game, girls-day-out with Emma, you know, that sort of thing) is over.
Oh, yes, and the Hallmark Holiday Movie preview marathon. My children and I love watching those silly, sappy movies. We watched Annie Claus is coming to Town and even though it was so very formulaic, we loved it. I thought Annie was adorable and I loved her clothes!
Is puttering and intuition calling you forward? What are you creating?
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© 2012 by Julie Jordan Scott
Julie Jordan Scott has been a Life & Creativity Coach, Writer, Facilitator and Teleclass Leader since 1999. She is also an award winning Actor, Director, Artist and Mother Extraordinaire. She was twice the StoryTelling Slam champion in Bakersfield. She leads Writing Camp with JJS & this Summer will be traveling throughout the US to bring this unique, fun filled creative experience to the people wherever she finds the passion & the interest.
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